Published works on the Irish in Canada (General)

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Patrick J. Blessing The Irish in America : a guide to the literature and the manuscript collections Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press 1992 347 p. National Library of Ireland Ir 016 b 9    
Helen I. Cowan British emigration to British North America, 1773-1837 Toronto : University of Toronto Library, 1928 275 p National Library of Canada H31 .T6 v.4, no. 2    
N.F. Davin The Irishman in Canada Shannon   National Library of Ireland Ir 971 d 1    
B.S. Elliott Irish Migrants in the Canadas: A New Approach McGill McGill-Queen's University Press 2002 408 p. Irish Protestants from North Tipperary especially National Library of Ireland Ir 942 e 7    
V. Fromers Irish Emigrants to Canada in Sussex Archives 1839-47 The Irish Ancestor pp31-42      
Cecil J. Houston Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement: Patterns, Links and Letters University of Toronto Press 1990 370 p. Co-author: William J. Smyth; Co-publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation National Library of Ireland Ir 942 h 20    
F. Leeson Irish Emigrants to Canada 1839-47   From the Wyndham estates in Cos Clare (especially), Limerick and Tipperary.      
Donald MacKay Flight from famine: the coming of the Irish to Canada Toronto London McClelland & Stewart 1992 368 p. National Library of Ireland Ir 942 m 45    
John J. Mannion Irish settlements in eastern Canada; a study of cultural transfer and adaptation Toronto University of Toronto Press c1974 219 p National Library of Ireland Ir 971 m 11    
David Murphy The Irish Brigades 1685-2006 Dublin Four Courts Press 2007 304 pp. Account of Irish regiments in foreign armies None specified Irish regiments in North and South America 65 - 104
R.& L. (ed.) O'Driscoll & Reynolds The Untold Story: the Irish in Canada, (2 Vols) Toronto Celtic Arts of Canada 1988   National Library of Ireland IR 971 o 67    
Terrance M. Punch Erin's Sons: Irish arrivals in Atlantic Canada 1761-1853, Vol II Baltimore GPC 2009 190 p. None specified    
David A. Wilson The Orange Order in Canada Dublin Four Courts Press 2007 213 p. National Library of Ireland    
  Irish Family History: Journal of the Irish Family History Society     National Library of Ireland Ir 9291 i 4 The North Tipperary Settlements of Upper Canada 1987, Vol. 3, 21-3
  Typed transcripts of Canadian newpaper notices querying the whereabouts of emigrants - - 1984 Mainly the New Brunswick Courier (1830-46) and the Toronto Irish-Canadian (1859) Public Record Office of Northern Ireland D/3000/82